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though. first, exactly 8 years ago today, hurricane katrina made landfall over louisiana. the start of that deadly disaster that forever changed the gulf coast. >> rolling? >> yeah. leave.emely hard to your whole life is here and your whole world. it's hard to decide what's important or value. >> harris: it hit that day but took days before we learned the truex tent. the storm killed 1800 people. damaged or destroyed more than a quarter million homes. thousands of americans took refuge at the superdome in new orleans. remember these pictures? punishing heat. 8 years later the rebuilding is far from over. but today people in new orleans hard-hit lower ninth ward got together to remember the life-changing storm and to say a prayer for their community. in a statement the governor of louisiana bobby jindal said hurricane katrina was a terrible and devastating storm that wrought us to our knees but it didn't shake our resolve. we are with you, louisiana. we'll be right back. i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still load
in louisiana after a train carrying flammable liquids ran off the track and started to leak. it happened yesterday afternoon about 60 miles west of baton rouge. a spokeswoman for the train company says one of the cars was leaking sodium hydroxide. that's a highly toxic substance. it can be deadly if it's inhaled in large amounts. another car carrying lye. it causes chemical burns to skin and blindness in it comes in contact with your eyes. police say the leaks are now contained. two people on board the train at the time of the crash and engineer and a conductor both are reportedly okay. a program designed to help our country's wounded warriors is also lining the pockets of liars and frauds. that's the finding of a government watchdog who report that hundreds of millions of dollars goes to people who don't qualify for it in the first place. the issue got heated back in june during a hearing on the largest irs contract ever awarded. half a billion dollars to go to the so-called disabled vet. his injury? he says he twisted his ankle at a military prep school almost 30 years ago. in congress
the suspect took three people hostage yesterday afternoon. happened in a bank in northeastern louisiana right on the mississippi border. the gunman eventually let one woman go. but the cops say the guy complained to them that he had voices in his head. and blamed his ex-girlfriend's family for inserting some sort of device in his brain he has mad at people. he was mad at people that he said were mean to him. >> mean to him. the standoff went on for nearly 12 hours. when the suspect told negotiators he was planning to kill his remaining hostages, state police stormed the building. investigators say the gunman shot both of the hostages. killed one, wounded the other. and then police shot him dead i mentioned the cartoon he apparently posted on his facebook several days ago. a police negotiator who can't be bothered to save a hostage. investigators say they also found a list of demands in the gunman's bank. the shooter did not want anybody to arrest him or providemental health treatment. competed to see who could give him the best campaign killers. that accusation today from debbie roe the singe
sinkhole that swallowed a bunch of trees in a louisiana bayou. it happened yesterday in a waterway west of new orleans. officials say they noticed the sinkhole last year and ordered a mandatory evacuation of the year. look at this. state and federal agencies have reportedly been monitor being it ever since. cameras happened to be rolling, they tell us, when the hole opened up and sucked down the trees. nobody got hurt. >>> at least 30 people are hurt after a massive waves crashed into a coastline. they top our news around the world in 80 seconds. >> shepard: china. those waves the result of a major storm swelling the incoming tide that rushed into a narrow inlet, smashing a riverbank and ripped up part of a seawall in the east. state media report the water shot up to 60 feet high. crews rushed the injured onlookers to hospitals. >>> greece. crews battled a huge wildfire that charred some 1500 acres on a popular vacation island. an official says this could be the latest in a series of fights that arsonists have started this summer. >>> haiti. folks in puerto princ grocery store worker is
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